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Miss Vera : IGP speaks on rape, murder inside Church

The Inspector General of Police Adamu Muhammed has assured the general public that the perpetrators behind the senseless killing of Miss Vera Uwaila, a 100 level student of University of Benin [UNIBEN], will be caught.

The IGP’s promise was contained in a press release signed and made available to CRIMECHANNELS by Force Public Relations Officer DCP Frank Mba in Abuja.

According to the release “the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the deployment of additional Investigations and forensic support to Edo State Command to intensify the ongoing investigation into the incident.

The IGP, while condemning the gruesome attack, sends his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased.


He called for calm, and assured the public that the Police force will do everything in it’s power to bring the culprits of the wicked act to books in the shortest possible time. He also added that anyone with useful information should contact the Police.

CRIMECHANNELS Recalls the 22-year-old undergraduate, was raped by four guys and left to die in a Redeemed Christian of Church (RCCG) auditorium in Benin, Edo State.

Uwa, who is a 100 level student of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, was said to have visited the church to read on Wednesday, before the four men pounced on her to defiled her.

The incident has created outcry on social media with many Nigerians shocked over the brutal treatment meted out to the deceased said to be a brilliant student by colleagues.

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